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negationnoun abjuration, abnegation, abolishment, abolition, abrogation, annulment, cancellation, cassation, confutation, contradiction, contravention, declination, defiance, denial, disaffirmation, disagreement, disapproval, disavowal, disclaimer, disproof, dissent, forswearing, gainsay, gainsaying, infitiatio, nonacceptance, nonagreement, nonconsent, noncorroboration, nullification, opposition, protest, protestation, recantation, refusal, refutation, rejection, repeal, repudiation, rescission, retractation, retraction, reversal, revocation, traversal
Associated concepts: negation of warranty
See also: absence, ademption, annulment, answer, antipode, cancellation, confutation, contradiction, contravention, counterargument, declination, defeasance, denial, disagreement, disapprobation, disapproval, discharge, disclaimer, omission, prohibition, refusal, rejection, renunciation, reply, repudiation, rescision, retraction, revocation
NEGATION. Denial. Two negations are construed to mean one affirmation. Dig. 50, 16, 137.